WILL CHOI is an actor/writer/producer living in Los Angeles. Will is a graduate of the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, iO West, and Nerdist School's improv programs. He is the creator of the hit comedy shows Asian AF and Scarlett Johansson Presents at the UCB Theatre in Los Angeles & New York. He executive produces Asian AF spin-off shows Filipino AF and South Asian AF. He created the comedy series Crazy Poor Asians. Will is also the Program Director of The Comedy Comedy Festival: A Comedy Festival. He hosts the Drunk Monk Podcast and the Korean Drama Podcast. Will was named one of NBC Asian America's breakout stars of 2017. He was most recently seen as the lead role in the world premiere production of "As We Babble On" at East West Players in June 2018.
Will & Asian AF recently partnered with WB Pictures for a special one-time-only stand-up show titled Asian AF Presents: The Stars of Crazy Rich Asians promoting the revolutionary film. The comedy show featured Ken Jeong, Ronny Chieng, Nico Santos, Jimmy O. Yang, Awkwafina, & director Jon M. Chu. Will hosted the evening.
Will's work has been featured on several news articles regarding Asian AF and the viral "Scarlett & Emma & Tilda & Matt" t-shirts, such as NBC News, ABC News, LA Times, The New York Times, LA Weekly, Splitsider, Gizmodo, ATTN, Indiewire, Mic, BBC, Huffington Post, SoCal Public Radio, Mashable, Giant Robot Media, Teen Vogue, Refinery29, LAist, Angry Asian Man, Vulture, PopSugar, and many more. He has been a featured speaker at Google, San Diego Comic-Con, Northwestern University, ITASA Conference, UCLA, USC, UC Riverside, KPCC, UCB Theatre, The Second City, Kollaboration, and more. Asian AF made its San Francisco debut at SF Sketchfest in January 2018 with three full-length shows.
Will grew up in Cerritos, CA and graduated from UC Riverside with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Psychology. After graduating, he moved to Los Angeles and worked a string of odd jobs, ranging from being an art teacher to working in a food truck. Will soon discovered improv and has been doing comedy ever since.
On top of being a trained actor and singer, Will is also a visual artist - skilled in graphic design, photography, painting, and drawing. Will loves playing board games and gets unnecessarily competitive about winning. He dares anyone to challenge him to a game of Settlers of Catan.